OFF TANGENT
We must make a choice
by Aven Piramide - December 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Earlier in my life, I had the privilege to be associated with Cebu City’s two opposing candidates for mayor in the 2019 elections.
Improve the city’s road network
by Aven Piramide - December 13, 2018 - 12:00am
There is a perception that Cebu City grew without careful and advanced planning. Its road network is not a product of deliberate study.
Missing the man in direct line of fire
by Aven Piramide - December 9, 2018 - 2:07am
What was common among Audie Murphy, Glenn Ford, John Wayne, and Fernando Poe Jr.?
Political infomercials
by Aven Piramide - December 6, 2018 - 12:00am
There are election campaign propagandas currently unleashed by few candidates for senator and these aired on primetime national television.
Calling the Ombudsman and COA
by Aven Piramide - December 2, 2018 - 12:00am
There is always a first time for (almost) everything. I am about to do a first. I normally tackle only one topic per column. Not this time. Let me speak on two issues today, rather than just one.
Writings on the wall, not just an idiom
by Aven Piramide - November 29, 2018 - 12:00am
The term “writings on the walls” with its biblical origin lost to most of us, is believed to have surfaced in the 18th century.
Let the President right a wrong
by Aven Piramide - November 25, 2018 - 12:00am
I almost fell from my chair while watching 24 Oras Thursday evening. The most unlikely source of shock came from a report taken from a segment called “Reporter’s Notebook” showing a bully of a Chinese...
A chance to prepare
by Aven Piramide - November 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Every now and then, Cebu City takes its share of disasters.
If
by Aven Piramide - November 18, 2018 - 12:00am
If men are supposedly created equal, there is also this international law principle of sovereign equality.
President Duterte’s new cause celebre
by Aven Piramide - November 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Let me doff my hat to President Rodrigo Duterte for his stand on the criminal non-liability of persons 15 years old and below. He might have been unpresidential in calling Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan,...
Not a Duterte family political dynasty
by Aven Piramide - November 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Every time I receive some reactions to my article, I get more profound learning.
On political dynasties again
by Aven Piramide - November 8, 2018 - 12:00am
It is not difficult to believe that when the members of the 1986 Constitutional Commission started overhauling our fundamental law, they had in their collective minds Utopia, the writings of Sir Thomas More on the...
Counterflow
by Aven Piramide - November 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Few nights ago, I almost fell off my chair while switching channels watching television.
Populist leadership wrong basis for Martial Law
by Aven Piramide - November 1, 2018 - 12:00am
We often hear the term populist leader used in many critical analyses of our nation’s political development. While the word “populist” originally referred to a member of an old American political...
Misuse of power
by Aven Piramide - October 28, 2018 - 12:00am
I was invited to Bayawan City, Negros Oriental, to share some concepts on local legislation.
Repression
by Aven Piramide - October 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Since the day President Rodrigo Duterte issued the proclamation that voided the amnesty granted by former president Benigno Simeon Aquino III to the erstwhile Lieutenant Commander Antonio Trillanes IV for his involvement...
The SaMURO and 93-1 models
by Aven Piramide - October 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Shortly after the 1988 local elections, I applied in practice the social justice principle in constitutional law that I had been teaching in law school.
What to look for in the campaign period
by Aven Piramide - October 18, 2018 - 12:00am
One part of our electoral process was concluded yesterday with the filing of the Certificates of Candidacy. We now know the names (or at least some) of those seeking for our votes in the May 2019 elections specially...
A terrible presidential act
by Aven Piramide - October 11, 2018 - 12:00am
The news that President Rodrigo Duterte, together with his common-law wife, went on an unannounced shopping spree in Hong Kong few days ago impacted differently among our people.
Web of lies
by Aven Piramide - October 7, 2018 - 12:00am
All of us have our own personal secrets. I mean those secrets we do not want to show to others.
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | ... | 59 | 60 | 61 | 62 | 63
Are you sure you want to log out?
X
Login

Philstar.com is one of the most vibrant, opinionated, discerning communities of readers on cyberspace. With your meaningful insights, help shape the stories that can shape the country. Sign up now!

SIGN IN
or sign in with